Sunday Apr 24 2016 comments Ryan Rieger returns home to start fitness career -A +A Photos by: Steven Wilson - For The Press TribuneWoodcreek High School alum Ryan Rieger left professional baseball after five seasons and is now a Certified Personal Trainer at Elite Athletics in Roseville. Courtesy PhotoRieger, who enjoyed a five-year Minor League Baseball career, slams into a ball for the Jacksonville Suns. Rieger is training youth and prep athletes at Elite Athletics in Rocklin. Rieger transitions from being a pro athlete to training up-and-coming athletes. After completing his certification through the National Academy of Sports Medicine (NASM), Rieger is currently working toward his degree in Kinesiology from Sacramento State University. Rieger was ranked as one of the nation's Top 50 prospects by Baseball America and Rivals.com coming out of high school. Former Rocklin High gymnist and tumbler Oriana Nevarez is one of Rieger's current clients. Rieger provides hands-on instruction for individuals and teams. Despite his baseball background, Rieger admits he enjoys training other sports as well. Rieger says he one day hopes to train a professional team after receiving a CSCS certification.